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Somerset Historic Environment Record


Site Name: The Mill, Mill Lane, Dowlish Wake
Civil Parish: Dowlish Wake
Grid Ref: ST 3775 1272 (ST 31 SE)
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Millhouse, now house. C17, remodelled in early C19. Built of limestone rubble with stone-coped slate roof and brick ridge and end stacks. L-shaped plan with 3-unit front range having rear outshut and outbuilding to rear left. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Timber lintels over C20 plank and panelled doors and over early C19 three-light casements with iron opening lights and original turnbuckles. C19 plank door to rear outshut which has stack. Outbuilding, probably a former stables with loft, timber lintels over plank loft and ground-floor doors. Interior: early C19 partitions, joinery and roof structure. Cl7 moulded ground floor-beams.

Shown on 1782 map, and associated with a flour mill on the site: the altered mill shed to the east (not included) has a datestone with the initials E & A S, the Symonds family having been associated with the site since the late C17. {1}

English Heritage Listed Building Number: 438744. First Listed on 24/02/1993. English Heritage Unified Designation System Asset Number: 1240347 {2}


1 Statutory List - 4th amendment of 91st List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic interest: District of South Somerset (Somerset) (24/2/1993) Location: HER files.
2 Data transfer - Listed Buildings database, English Heritage. Record ID: 438744 (2005)

Record created on 07 February 2005

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